VENUE/Áit: Benners Hotel
DATE/Dáta: 29th April
PRICE: Free Entry
Join Greta for the launch of her first publication – ‘Greta’s Herbs, Growing Wild in the West of Ireland’. The evening will be presented by T.J. O’Connor, Senior Culinary Lecturer, IT Tralee. This gathering will be a celebration of Greta’s first publication and will be of interest to anyone who enjoys growing and using herbs. This 160 page, neatly sized book is full colour throughout and features over 100 varieties with beautiful images by poetic, wilderness photographer Rob Beighton. It is thread sewn with a laminated cover, making it user-friendly and durable.
Greta McCarthy O’Brien is a specialised herb grower based on the Dingle Peninsula. Growing up in East Cork with inspiration from her tomato-growing father and holidays spent working in Ballymaloe House she pursued a career in horticulture.
In 1981 she gained a scholarship to the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin and later opened garden centres in Co. Wicklow. In 1997 she moved to Annascaul where she produces and distributes a wide selection of potted herbs. She gives talks/workshops and writes about herbs.
Book sales and signing RRP €15. Music by Sean Prior. Snacks and drinks. Everyone welcome.
This is a crowdfunded project.
Further information contact Greta email: gretasherbs@ yahoo.com or text 086-3169716
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